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English

School of Arts & Humanities


Milligan’s English major prepares students for graduate work in English and related fields, to study law, to work as journalists, editors, and public relations officers, to study library science/information technology, to study theology, and to work in marketing, customer assistance, and other aspects of the business world. Many English majors also train to become English teachers in secondary or post-secondary careers. The English major is available as a B.A. or minor.

As an English major at Milligan, you’ll learn to:

  • read literature with appreciation, understanding, and a developing critical sophistication
  • write clear and effective literary criticism and analysis
  • acquire a knowledge base to pursue additional education or to obtain gainful employment

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

View all details and course requirements for this program in the Milligan College Catalog (link below). The Milligan College academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies. Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the Catalog.

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What can I do with a degree in English?

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Faculty

Dr. Lee Blackburn

Lee Blackburn

Associate Professor of History and Humanities

Phone: 423.461.8493
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 125

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Dr. Michael Blouin

Michael Blouin

Associate Professor of English and Humanities

Phone: 423.461.8768
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 117

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Dr. Tim Dillon

Tim Dillon

Professor of History and Humanities; Henry and Emerald Webb Chair of History

Phone: 423.461.8732
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 115

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Dr. Todd Edmondson

Todd Edmondson

Assistant Professor of Composition and Humanities

Phone: 423.461.8790
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Building 123

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Dr. Craig Farmer

Craig Farmer

Associate Dean of the School of Arts and Humanities; Associate Professor of History and Humanities; Area Chair of Humane Learning; Joel O. and Mabel Stephens Chair of Bible

Phone: 423.461.8942
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 122

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Dr. Susan Higgins

Susan Higgins

Associate Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Education; Professor of Sociology and Missions; Area Chair of Social Learning

Phone: 423.461.8739
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 116

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Dr. Heather Hoover

Heather Hoover

George and Janet Arnold Chair of Humanities; Associate Professor of English and Composition; Director of Writing; Director of the MAH Program

Phone: 423.461.8944
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 113

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Dr. John Jackson

John Jackson

Associate Professor of Bible and Humanities

Phone: 423.461.8794
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 111

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Dr. Philip Kenneson

Philip Kenneson

Associate Dean of the School of Bible and Ministry; Professor of Theology and Philosophy; Area Chair of Biblical Learning; The Kenneth E. Starkey Chair of Bible and Christian Ministries

Phone: 423.461.8797
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 112

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Hongyou Lu

Hongyou Lu

Program Development Associate for Engineering; Mandarin Chinese Instructor

Phone: 423.461.1517
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Office: Engineering Offices, B.D. Phillips Building

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Dr. Allysha Martin

Allysha Martin

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Humanities

Phone: 423.461.8780
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 103

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller

Jeffrey Miller

Vera Britton Chair of Bible; Professor of Bible

Phone: 423.461.8747
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 120

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Dr. Ted Thomas

Ted Thomas

Professor of Humanities, History and German

Phone: 423.461.8996
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 121

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Dr. Kayla Walker Edin

Kayla Walker Edin

Assistant Professor of English and Humanities

Phone: 423.461.8743
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Office: Baker Faculty Office Center, 119

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